Florida Entomologist (2000) 83, 358-362

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Hugh Adam Smith, Robert McSorley and G.B. Edwards (2000)
A comparison of some arthropod groups on monocropped and intercropped tomato in Baja Verapaz, Guatemala
Florida Entomologist 83 (3), 358-362
Abstract: Levels of insect predators and spiders did not differ on monocropped tomato from levels on tomato intercropped with cilantro, roselle and velvetbean. Among the intercrop plants tested, cilantro supported the highest number of predators.
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Database assignments for author(s): Hugh A. Smith

Research topic(s) for pests/diseases/weeds:
environment - cropping system/rotation
biocontrol - natural enemies
Research topic(s) for beneficials or antagonists:
environment/habitat manipulation


Pest and/or beneficial records:

Beneficial Pest/Disease/Weed Crop/Product Country Quarant.


Engytatus modestus Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Guatemala